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Abyssinian Waxbill


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Estrilda ochrogaster Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Estrildidae Family
12 cm Length
Tropical. montane dry forest, dry shrubland, grassland. Range:- Endemic to Highlands of extreme E Sudan Habitat
 eggs, incubation by female both parents days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, seeds and berries. Food  
8605 - TSN: 559987 World Number
This taxon is considered a subspecies of Estrilda [paludicola or ochrogaster] (sensu lato) by some authors Status

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AKA:- Danish: Gul Sumpastrild
German: Ockerastrild, Sumpfastrild
English: Abyssinian Fawn-breasted Waxbill, Abyssinian Waxbill, Fawn-breasted Waxbill (Abyssinian)
Spanish: Estrilda de Abisinia
Estonian: koldrind-amadiin
French: Astrild abyssinien, Astrild montagnard
Hungarian: etiópiai asztrild
Italian: Estrilda d'Abissinia
Japanese: chamunekaedechou
Japanese: チャムネカエデチョウ
Latin: Estrilda ochrogaster, Estrilda paludicola ochrogaster, Estrilda paludicula ochrogaster, Estrilda roseicrissa ochrogaster
Dutch: Astrild, Ethiopische Astrild
Norwegian: Okergul astrild
Polish: astryld plowy, astryld płowy
Portuguese: Bico-de-lacre-de-cabeça-cinzenta
Slovak: astrilda okrovobruchá
Swedish: Gul sumpastrild



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